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Mannino’s in Portsmouth to Host a Winemaker’s Dinner

Date: January 27, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

By Judy Cowling The Virginian-Pilot correspondent If butter poached lobster satay with flying fish roe and lemon truffle extra virgin olive oil paired with a 2013 Russian River Valley Chardonnay sets your heart racing, then mark your calendar for Feb. 2. Mannino’s is hosting a four-course dinner at its Portsmouth location to feature a different...

The Brothers Farm Market in Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA

Date: January 15, 2016 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

The Brothers Farm Market will be in front of the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center (corner of Court and High Street) from 10am - 1pm on Saturday, January 16, with lots of fresh veggies for you to choose from including a large variety of greens, root veggies, apples, eggs, butter and cheese to name a...

2015 Olde Towne Scottish Walk. Happy Hogmanay!

Date: December 8, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Each New Year’s Eve, people from all around eastern Virginia, come to Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia for the annual Scottish Walk. Modeled after Scotland’s Hogmanay Festival, a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants and offer blessings for prosperity in the coming year. The procession includes locals, family, friends and visitors led by pipe-and-drum...

Olde Towne Portsmouth Merchants Holiday Open House

Date: November 15, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

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Chris Milam Performs at the Coffee Shoppe

Date: October 14, 2015 By: Joe Elder Category: Blog

Chris Milam performs his original music this Friday, October 16 with Jonah Grinkewitz at the Coffee Shoppe located at 300 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth. Performances begin at 5:30 through 8:00 pm. For more information, call 757-391-9191 or visit their website at